Friday, October 31, 2008

Prive Designer Sale

Starting tomorrow, Prive Designer Sales is having their Fall/Winter '08 designer sample sale at Chelsea market. Get things from 7 For All Mankind, Rock & Republic, Vince, J Brand, Projek Raw, James Perse, Laundry, Rachel Pally, T Luxury, Drifter, and more at 35-80% off. You'll find tops, cashmere sweaters, jackets, hoodies, premium denim, dresses, blazers, winter coats, accessories, and more.

What: Prive Designer Sale
When: Saturday, Nov. 1 - Sunday, Nov. 9
Where: Chelsea Market, 75 9th Ave (btw 15/16th St)
How: Google Transit if you must, but I suggest taking a cab
Cash or CC only.

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Flight001 private sale

Until Tuesday, Nov. 4th, take 25% off anything you buy from Flight001 with code "PRIVATE". This could be pretty nice for those who like Y3, Hayden and Harnette, Paul Smith, Mandarina Duck, Samsonite, Tumi, etc., but unfortunately it is online only (I did call and ask).

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Barney's 40% off for men

Barney's is showing some love to the boys (and the kids and the housewares). I guess women do get the majority of all sales, so I guess I can't get too cranky. On Monday, Nov. 3rd, certain men's items (and kids and housewares) are discounted 40% at certain retail locations. Call your Barney's to see if they're doing it.

On a more unisex note, is having a great online sale/clearance. You'll strike gold if you're a woman who wears size 10.

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Sephora friends and family

It's official! Sephora's F&F event starts Thursday, Nov. 6th! Get 20% off your online order (and it looks like there are no brand restrictions) using code "FF2008". This deal is online only and ends Monday, Nov. 10th. Start making your 'favorites' list now!

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Lucky Shops 2008

I have never been, but Lucky Shops is just around the corner. Previous attendees say the discounts are good, although not unheard of with all the sample sales going on these days. But even if you don't buy tons, the free drinks, goody bag, and free 1 yr subscription to Lucky Magazine makes it worthwhile.

What: Lucky Shops 2008
When: $35 tickets: Friday, Nov. 7th 10AM-7PM, $20 tickets: Saturday, Nov. 8th, 10AM-5PM
Where: Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W 18th St (btw 6th/7th Ave)
How: Google Transit

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BCBG $100 off $300 extended

BCBG has extended their $100 off $300 promotion until Saturday, Nov. 8th. Use code "FALL08" online or print out the image below to shop in-store.

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Paul Frank 40% off t-shirts

The best of the cute t-shirts! Paul Frank is doing 40% off t-shirts with code "40TEES". End date unknown.

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eLuxury new sale arrivals

Sorry for the decrease in posts today (ok, yesterday, Thursday). My workday has been hectic, and I've just spent literally 4 hours making chocolate covered pretzels. (I tried to color white chocolate to orange, it curdled 3 times before I got it right, thereby resulting in 2 MORE runs to the grocery store). AND I still need to do some work in prep for a meeting tomorrow.

I will get back to posting tomorrow, but for tonight... eLuxury has bulked up their sale section with some 3.1 Phillip Lim and James Perse(my favs!), Juicy Couture, and Y-3, and more.

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Thursday, October 30, 2008

Juicy Couture friends and family

If you just don't have enough sets of velour tracksuits, now you have extra incentive to go shopping. Juicy Couture is having their F&F event. Get 25% off your in-store purchase (no online discount). Just print out the image below. Ends Sunday, Nov. 2nd.

... more extra 20% off fall is offering up to 20% off new fall stuff.

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Busted Tees recession sale

Everyone loves cheesy or sacrilegious t-shirts, and no one does it better than Busted Tees. During their two-day Recession Sale, lots of prices have been reduced, including some really funny topical ones on our ever-comic upcoming election. Ends tomorrow night, Oct. 31st.

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Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Neiman Marcus womens apparel sale

Neiman Marcus Womens Apparel Sale. Up to 40% off a whole lot of everything, in-stores only. Starts tomorrow, Oct. 30th and ends Saturday, Nov. 1st.

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Calypso friends and family

Cute boutique Calypso is having their F&F event starting tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 30th through Tuesday, Nov. 4th. Get 30% off when you bring in this ad or shop online using code "FNF08".

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Cole Haan friends and family

Thanks to a lovely hook-up from one of my fellow TPFers, I present: the Cole Haan F&F event. 30% off your purchases in-store (print out the image below) and online with code "GUEST9". You can use it out at the outlets too! Starts tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 30th and runs through Sunday, Nov. 9th.

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J.Crew womens outerwear sale

J.Crew outerwear sale, in-stores and online. Looks like womens only, sorry guys :( End date unknown.

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Betsey Johnson 20% off

Until Tuesday, Nov. 4th, use code "VOTE2008" at Betsey Johnson and get 20% off everything except accessories.

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Bloomingdale's men's private designer sale

Bloomingdale's is having a Men's Private Designer Sale. Various items will be at 20% or 30% discounts. Ends Sunday, Nov. 2nd.

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Arden B. 25% off

This recession is causing everyone to go gangbusters. Arden B. is currently discounting the entire store 25%, in-store and online. End date unknown.

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Tina Tang 25% off on Nov. 3rd

Just the other day I waxed poetic over Tina Tang's fab jewelry. While the current 20% promotion is only for Gold Label by Tina Tang, they are doing a one-day sale in their main store in celebration of her birthday! Mark your calendars for Monday, Nov. 3rd to shop either down on Greenwich Ave or online with code "TINADAY".

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Catherine Malandrino 40% off pre-fall items

Catherine Malandrino has added some pre-fall pieces to her sale items. Pre-fall is discounted at 40% while the rest is 70%!

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Sur La Table friends and family

Do you stare at KitchenAid stand mixers, imagining yourself a cupcake maestro? Do you enjoy the whimsy of silicone mini muffin trays? Go realize that dream, just in time for holiday guests, with a little push from Sur La Table. Save 20% on everything from Thursday, Nov. 6 through Tuesday, Nov. 11th. Print out the image below to shop in-store, or use code "110811" online.

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Movado private sale

Movado is having their customer appreciation event starting Friday, Nov. 7th through Sunday, Nov. 9th. Take 10% off Movado Diamond pieces of less than 1.5 tcw, 15% off Movado Diamond pieces over 1.5 tcw, and 20% off pretty much every thing else (watches, sterling jewelry, mens jewelry, etc.). If you have a Movado credit card, you also get double points during this event.

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Malo, Gianfranco Ferre sample sale

Get womens and mens Malo and Gianfranco Ferre up to 70% off.

What: Malo & Gianfranco Ferre Sample Sale
When: Sunday, Nov. 2 - Wednesday, Nov. 5; Sun-Tue 9AM-6:30PM, Wed 9AM-5PM
Where: Soiffer Haskin, 317 W 33rd St (W of 8th Ave)
How: Google Transit to Penn Station

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James Perse private sale, kids

I know I never post on children's sales, but I was perusing the offerings of James Perse, seeing as I now sport their ads (which I am actually really excited about! How lame is that?) and noticed they are having a private sale on Kids clothing. Good deals too! And who wouldn't want the kids around them looking so casual and comfy?

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Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Kenneth Cole sample sale

Time to get our Kenneth Cole on! Mens & womens clothes, shoes, bags, wallets, sunglasses, and belts. No dressing rooms available at all, so know your size!

What: Kenneth Cole Sample Sale
When: Tuesday, Oct. 28 - Friday, Oct. 31; T-Th 10AM-7PM, Fri 10AM-6PM
Where: 2nd Fl @ 261 W 36th St (btw 7th/8th Ave)
How: Google Transit

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Alessandro D'ell Acqua, Catherine Malandrino RTW sale, TODAY

Yay!!!! Now I only need to motivate myself to go out in this cold wet weather!! Alessandro D'ell Acqua and Catherine Malandrino ready-to-wear is up to 75% off. TODAY only (10AM-6PM), 4th Fl @ 30 W 57th St (by 5th Ave); 212-920-1211

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Ann Taylor 20% off

I am not a fan of Ann Taylor, but I am a huge supporter of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Therefore, I implore you to go shopping on Thursday, Oct. 30th, between 6-8PM. Besides, you get 20% off!

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Brooks Brothers private sale

Brooks Brothers is hosting a preferred customer event starting Friday, Oct. 31st through Sunday, Nov. 9th. If you have a Brooks Brothers credit card, take 25% off everything online, in-store, and even in at the outlets. If you don't have a BB card, you only get 15% off (everything).

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Jay Strongwater sample sale

I don't know who this "renowned home furnishings designer" Jay Strongwater is, but from the looks of his website, his stuff has serious olde world charm. Like things you'd find in your very rich great-aunt's house. And apparently Elton John and Oprah are fans, so...

Prices start at $50 on picture frames, beauty items, and tons of other items that would be very suitable housewarming gifts for that person you want to impress and kind of hate.

What: Jay Strongwater Sample Sale
When: Wednesday, Nov. 5 - Thursday, Nov. 6; 9AM-4PM daily
Where: Metropolitan Pavilion, 4th Fl. @ 123 W 18th St., (btw 6th/7th Ave)
How: Google Transit

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AEFFE showroom sale

Hot off the presses...

The AEFFE Showroom represents the most exclusive designers - Alberta Ferretti, Jean Paul Gaultier, Moschino, Pollini, Basso & Brooke. Shop a selection of clothing and accessories for both women and men. Choose from luxurious items with a bit of a wild touch from Gaultier or a mix of Japanese inspired prints and silk chiffon bohemian looks from Pollini. Moschino features classic pieces with feminine decorations and Alberta Ferretti offers feminine dresses, voluminous coats and ingenious ensembles of separate pieces.

Plus, find a large selection of shoes and handbags for women. Do not miss this opportunity to own the best designer pieces at fabulous prices. All items are 20% below wholesale prices.
What: AEFFE Showroom Sample Sale
When: Wednesday, Nov. 12 - Saturday, Nov. 15; Wed-Fri 10AM-6PM, Sat 11AM-5PM
Where: 1st Fl @ 30 W 56th St. (btw 5th/6th Ave); 212-632-9300
How: Google Transit
Cash and CC only

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Owl's Lab 40% off dresses

Owl's Lab is having a dress sale! Use code "DRESS40" to get 40% off all dresses, retail and sale. Ends Thursday, Oct. 30th.

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Designer overstock sale

These nameless sales always sound so shady to me, but the labels sound so good that I couldn't not post it. But a sample sale that lasts over a month? Definitely out of the ordinary.

Designer Men's & Women's Overstock Sale

You are cordially invited to Midtown's largest designer overstock sale. Shop 'til you drop through thousands of men's and women's best selections of ultra chic and very expensive brands such as Comme des Garcons, Junya Watanabe, Diesel, Dirk Shoenberger, Moschino, Versace, John Galliano, D-Squared, Miu Miu, Dolce Gabbana, Prada, Etro, Paul Smith, Costume National, Fianfranco Ferre, Helmut Lang, Raw-7, Roberto Cavalli, John Richmond, True Religion, Miss Sixty, Energie, Rogan, Antik, Replay, Loomstate, Edun, Ag, and many more. All are at an unbelievable 70% off retail prices! Find fall jackets, tops, sweaters, pants, jeans, dresses, dress shirts, belts, jewelry, and more. Full fitting rooms will be available for both men and women. New shipments will be coming in daily. Sizes include: Women's 0-12 and XS-XL; Men's 28-42 and S-XXL
What: shady Designer Sample Sale
When: Tuesday, Oct. 28 - Monday, Dec. 1; 11AM-7PM
Where: 207 W 38th St (btw 7th/8th Ave); 978-602-5585
How: Google Transit
Cash or CC only

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Monday, October 27, 2008

Redbag fall sale

After reading about Redbag on Yelp, I'm wondering when I'll be in the Garment District next! Redbag is a discount designer boutique (like a mini Century 21 with a much, much better buyer) which carries designer denim and lines such as Cavalli, Galliano, and Missoni. Right now take an additional 20% off denim and some designer collections, and 40% off current sale.

What: Redbag Fall Sale
When: Monday, Oct. 27 - Saturday, Nov. 1; M-F 11AM-7:30PM, Sat 11AM-6PM, Sun closed
Where: 250 W 39th St (btw 7th/8th Ave); 212-719-0001
How: Google Transit

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Miss Sixty sample/stock sale

It's going to be crowded with skinny bitches guaranteed! Miss Sixty shoes, jeans, tops, pants, skirts, dresses, outerwear, and accessories up to 75% off retail.

What: Miss Sixty Sample & Stock Sale
When: Monday, Oct. 27 - Saturday, Nov. 1; Mon-Fri 10AM-7PM, Sat 10AM-6PM
Where: Ground Fl @ 260 5th Ave (btw 28/29 St); 212-725-5400
How: Google Transit
Cash and CC only

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Portolano sample sale

Cold weather accessories! I always see Portolano on Bluefly, so I suppose it is 'designer'. Whatever. Who can argue with highly discounted leather gloves lined in silk and cashmere? Or a new Nepalese pashmina to replace the one from the Jennifer Aniston Friends days. They will also have hat/glove/scarf sets, which will be really cute gifts, although for your more trendy friends, I'd still hit up the Marc Jacobs accessories store on Bleeker St. for those cheap cashmere gloves/hats that are appropriately branded.

Expect some random miscellany as well: handbags, leather goods, silk ties, hosiery, cashmere sweaters and god knows what else. No refunds or exchanges.

What: Portolano Sample Sale
When: Monday, Oct. 27 - Friday, Oct. 31; 10AM-6PM daily
Where: 11th Fl @ 15 W 37 St (btw 5th/6th Ave); 212-719-4403
How: Google Transit

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Andrew Marc sample sale

The annual Andrew Marc sample sale is upon us, and just in time too. Find outerwear for women, men, and girls (sizes 4-14) in leather and poof. Also available: leather handbags and business/travel bags. Prices will be up to 65% off, and expect women's coats to range from short cashmere coats at $179 to full-length shearling coats starting at $599 (retail $1,895). Girls' down jackets with fur will be around $89 (retail $228) and men's lamb leather jackets will be $229+. Bags to start at $149 (retail $550+).

What: Andrew Marc Sample Sale
When: Saturday, Nov. 1 - Sunday, Nov. 9; Sat/Sun 10AM-6PM; M-F 8AM-7PM
Where: 7th Ave. entrance @ Penn Plaza Pavilion, 401 7th Ave. (btw 32/33rd St), next to Hotel Pennsylvania which reminds me of The Shining; 212-840-1800
How: Google Transit to Penn Station
Cash or CC only

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ShopBop end-of-season sale

Not to be outdone in providing more bang for your buck, ShopBop announces their big end-of-season sale starts today. End date unknown.

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Update: Heard some have had luck using codes "JT" for +15% off or "FALL08" for 20% off. ;)

Starting today, REVOLVE is having a significant sale. 50-80% off brands Ella Moss, 7 For All Mankind, Foley & Corinna, J Brand, C&C California, D&G, Betsey Johnson, Da-Nang y más. End date unknown.

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Max Mara sample sale

For all us working girls, Max Mara is having a sample sale. Up to 70% off.

What: Max Mara Sample Sale
When: Monday, Oct. 27 - Thursday, Oct. 30; Mon 1-8PM, Tue-Thur 10AM-8PM
Where: 145 W 18th St (btw 6th/7th Aves)
How: Google Transit

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Paragon Sports gift card event

Paragon Sports is getting in on the gift card action. Now usually I don't think these things are a big deal because honestly, getting $25 in exchange for spending $500 or whatever seems like a bad deal to me. I guess if you're in the market for big ticket items, like $2000 bags, then it it can be a worthy return. However, starting at purchases of $100+, Paragon's gift card return seems a bit more accessible. You need to have registered with to qualify. Ends Thursday, Oct. 30th.

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Saturday, October 25, 2008

Bellhaus sample sale

Seen today on

10/27 Givenchy, Alexander McQueen, Nina Ricci, and other designer accessories and ready-to-wear is 40 to 85 percent off at the Betthaus sample sale. Altman Building, 135 W. 18th St., nr. Sixth Ave.; 11–7.

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Tory Burch friends and family

I know there are quite a lot of you waiting on this, so without further adieu, the Tory Burch F&F event. Take 25% off your order, get free shipping if you buy over $150 (and who won't?). Online only using code "TBFF08". Ends Monday, Oct. 27th.

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Owl's Lab extra 20% off sale

This weekend only, use 'KICK20' to get an additional 20% off sale stuff at fav boutique Owl's Lab! This makes this Rag & Bone trench effectively 30% off! If only I didn't just buy those Miu Miu jackets from, I would jump on it. Another cute cold weather steal: this Joie puff long coat. So cute. Sigh.

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Bloomingdale's extra 25-40% off sale

Bloomingdale's is having an additional 25-40% off their sale. Ends Wednesday, Oct. 29th.

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Friday, October 24, 2008

Kate Spade friends & family

Kate Spade is having their F&F event, and I must say, it is very generous. You can take 25% off almost anything in the store, even sale, AND the outlet locations! Use code "KSFF08" if shopping online, or print out the image below to shop in-store. Ends Oct. 26th.

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Thursday, October 23, 2008

Tina Tang 20% off

I love Tina Tang's jewelry. First, she has the same name as me, which gives her an unfair advantage. Second, her shop is literally around the corner and down the block from where I live. Third, her jewelry is SUPER CUTE. I got one of the first Re-Leaf necklaces way back when, and I have gotten sooo many comments on it.

It made me sad when I read her quote in a recent news article, discussing how the flailing economy has affected her business and put a serious dent in her walk-in traffic at Gold Label by Tina Tang, her more upscale shop (she has 2) which sells pieces accented with diamonds and stones. I suppose it is no surprise that a promotion would be forthcoming (fab news for us!). If shopping online, use "STOREANDTT" to get 20% off or mention the 'Store Adore' email/promotion if you go in the store (Gold Label only). Ends Saturday, Nov. 15th. Seriously, and I know I'm sounding like I work for them, but I promise I don't, drop by if you're in the neighborhood or around Bleeker St. I think you'll like it. My personal favorites are her charms, big bold rings, and zodiac necklaces.

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Bloomingdale's 15%, 20% off TODAY

Shop for charity's sake at today only and get 15% off your entire online purchase, or even 20% off if your order is over $300. Today only, and there are restrictions. Bloomingdale's will be making a $5,000 donation to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

I've been in a meeting all day, so apologies that have been/will be no pretty pictures accompanying my posts.

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Paragon running sale

In celebration/preparation for the NY Marathon next weekend, Paragon Sports is having a sale on their running gear. My marathon participation will be limited to cheering some of my friends on!

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Intermix online deals

Cute boutique Intermix has a couple of codes running.
"DESIGNER" gets you 30% off until Monday, Oct. 27th, but there are restrictions.
"NOVSUB" gets you 20% off until Friday, Nov. 14th.

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Lacoste friends & family

Lacoste is having their F&F event. Get 25% off with code "FF102008". Print the email to use in-store. Ends Monday, Oct. 27th.

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Marchesa sample sale report part deux

Final day, new prices.

Notte by Marchesa

- Short dresses $300 now $150
- Gowns $495 now $250
- Jackets (very few) $150 now $75

- Dresses $700 now $350
- Cocktail dresses $1200 now $600
- Gowns $1600-$2450 now $800-$1,225
- Tops/Jackets $350 now $175
- Pants $200 now $100

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Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Kipling friends & family

Remember those cute little monkeys? Get your own during the Kipling F&F event. Use code "KIPFRIENDS08" for 20% off and free shipping. Ends Saturday, Oct. 25th.

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The Warehouse Sale

If you are all about your denim labels, mark your calendars and pick out your cutest underwear for The Warehouse Sale. Shop new inventory: denim, dresses, tops, pants, hoodies, shorts, and sweats from your favorite brands: 7 for all Mankind, Diesel, Ed Hardy, Primp, Rich & Skinny, True Religion, Rock & Republic, William Rast, Antik Denim, Taverniti, Christian Audigier, AG jeans, Frankie B, Chip & Pepper, J Brand, 575 Denim, and more. Up to 80% off. In the past, prices have ranged from $49-89, and there have been volume discounts.

AND admission is free if you RSVP (or $5 at the door). Need I say more?

What: The Warehouse Sale
When: Thursday, Oct. 23 - Sunday, Oct. 25; 11AM-8PM daily
Where: Metropolitan Pavilion, 5th Fl. @ 123 W 18th St., NYC
How: Google Transit
Cash or CC only

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Lounge closing shop

Update: Caveat emptor:'s commenters have suggested their spurious 'sale' prices might not be any different from prior to this closing sale (by tinkering with 'original' prices). ¡Escándalo!

Although I have never frequented Lounge, I'm sorry I missed it. Their inventory sounds/sounded wonderful, and now, even better at crazy reduced prices as they sell it all off. I guess sometimes the lost lease cloud has a silver lining. Note: Endurance challenge ahead. Sale isn't due to end for a couple of weeks.

Soho boutique Lounge is closing its doors on Broadway and leaving faithful customers with a blowout sale: Marc by Marc Jacobs, Sonia Rykiel, Monarchy, Miss Sixty, and more are 50 to 90 percent off.
When: Ongoing; Mon.–Thurs. (10–9), Fri.–Sat. (10–10), Sun. (noon–8).
Where: 593 Broadway by Houston St. (212-226-7585).
Fabulous post on with pictures!

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SmartBargains friends & family, TODAY

So sorry for not posting this yesterday. SmartBargains is having a 2-day (and today is that 2nd day) F&F of 25% off.

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Anya Hindmarch Halloween fun

Some holiday cheer from Anya Hindmarch

Join us for a Trick or Treat extravaganza. Try your luck to win a bag and other goodies at our UK, US and online stores from:

UK Stores: Wednesday 22nd - Friday 31st October
US Stores: Saturday 25th - Friday 31st October

Enter on-line now >

There'll be spooky sweets and sinister stickers in-store too,
(no purchase necessary).

To find Anya Hindwitch near you, view our store list here.

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Bebe buy 2 tops, get 1 free

Bebe's current promotion: buy 2 tops, get 1 free! Easy peasy, right? Print and go. In-store only, not valid on Bebe Sport. Ends Sunday, Oct. 26th.

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Starting today until Sunday, Oct. 26th, is having a special first annual 'sample sale' of items an extra 90% off.

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Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Marchesa sample sale report

I popped by the Marchesa sale today, and since I wasn't in the mood to spend $2000, I walked away empty handed. Overall the selection of short dresses was the beaded variety (I prefer the flouncy floral detail), and if you're looking for a prom-esque Emmy gown, this will be fantastic for you. And although the flyer says $35 stoles, I have no idea where they were. There is also a very small "as is" rack with goodies for $75. The selection was small, and a sales girl said she thinks they will get new stuff in everyday. You can also get additional discounts if you buy multiple pieces.

Notte by Marchesa
- Short dresses $300
- Gowns $495
- Jackets (very few) $150

- Dresses $700
- Cocktail dresses $1200
- Gowns $1600-$2450
- Tops/Jackets $350
- Pants $200

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Chloé 25% off

Get yourself to Paddington station. 25% off Chloé goodies at their Madison Avenue or Costa Mesa boutiques.

What: Chloé Boutique Sale
When: Thursday, Oct. 23 - Saturday, Oct. 25
Where: 850 Madison Avenue, NYC

Friday, Oct. 24 - Sunday, Oct. 26
3333 Bristol St, Costa Mesa

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Prescriptives friends & family

Have you had your colors done lately? Ah Prescriptives. My favorite foundation when I was young and flawless. Get 25% off and free shipping during their F&F event. Use code "FRIEND8" if shopping online. Ends Friday, Oct. 24th.

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ShopBop 20% off TODAY

Shop shop today and get 20% off with code "TREATS2008".

... more 15% off Bliss, Remède products

Here's a nice treat for the Remède lovers who are sad that the brand is not carried by Saks, Bloomingdale's, or Sephora (and therefore not able to be bought with F&F discounts). Use code "108911" and take 15% off all Bliss and Remède products at

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Off 5th 30% off coupons

Another thing missing in New York City (Manhattan): No Off 5th/Last Call/Nordstrom Rack stores. My life is hard. But you, lucky people with cars and Off 5th stores, print this email and get two 30% off coupons. Note: you must print the entire email, not just the coupon part. Get there before Sunday, Oct. 26th.

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New York & Company $30 off $75+

The one thing I really miss about living in Houston, besides my garden tub and walk-in closet, is the malls. I know, I know, New York has 5th Avenue, and Madison Avenue, and Soho, but there's something to be said for shopping in air condition.

New York & Company, which is a mall-staple (and therefore not very 'New York' in my eyes) is having a great deal: take $30 off when you spend $75+. If you're shopping online, use code "1117". Take that, recession. Ends Sunday, Oct. 26th.

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Kooba sample sale

Discounts unknown, but madness guaranteed. In-store at the Kooba boutique only.

What: Kooba Sample Sale
When: Tuesday, Oct. 28 - Thursday, Oct. 30; 10AM-8PM daily, but closed for 2-3PM siesta
Where: 141 W. 36th St. (btw Broadway/7th Ave.)
How: Google Transit
Cash or CC only.

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Monday, October 20, 2008

Calvin Klein friends & family

Calvin Klein is having their F&F event starting Thursday, Oct. 23rd. Take 30% off everything, even sale, at their retail locations. Use "FRIENDS1" to shop online. Ends Sunday, Oct. 26th.

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Evisu sample sale

If you like Evisu, don't miss their annual sample sale for men and women. Get jeans, hoodies, shirts, tees, outerwear, dresses, and accessories, plus actual samples at 50-90% off.

What: Evisu Sample Sale
When: Thursday, Oct. 23 - Sunday, Oct. 26; 11AM-7PM daily
Location: 440 Broadway (btw Grand/Howard St)
How: Google Transit
Cash or CC only.

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John Hardy sample sale

Some sales do set limits, especially on bags (LeSportsac, YSL). At the John Hardy sample sale, you're limited to 8 pieces of jewelry. Pick carefully among an assortment of sterling silver, enamel, yellow gold, gemstones, and diamond pave bling for both men and women.

What: John Hardy Sample Sale
When: Wednesday, Oct. 22 - Thursday, Oct. 23; Wed 8AM-7PM, Thur 8AM-PM
Where: 9th Fl. @ Westin Times Square, 270 W 43rd St.
How: Google Transit to Times Square
CC only. All sales final.

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Sunday, October 19, 2008

Bliss blowout sale

Update: Use code "108919" for an extra 10% off your blowout sale order.

Bliss is having another blowout sale, and as usual, their web server keeps crashing. You'd think they'd learn!??! Ends Tuesday, Oct. 21st. However, if there is something that you don't want
that badly, they usually do another 10% cut near the last day.

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Saturday, October 18, 2008

Hickey Freeman sample sale

Finally the need for more sample sales for men is being recognized. Up to 75% off Hickey Freemen clothing, accessories, and 'furnishings'.

What: Hickey Freeman Sample Sale
When: Sunday, Oct. 26th - Thursday, Oct. 30th; Sun 9AM-6PM, Mon-Wed 9AM-6:30PM, Thur 9AM-5PM
Where: Soiffer Haskin, 317 W 33rd St (W of 8th Ave)
How: Google Transit to Penn Station and Go West!
CC Only. All Sales Final. Strollers not allowed. No children under 12 will be admitted.

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Met and MOMA member sales, 20% off

I admit I've only recently become a patron of the arts, and I like bragging to people about how I support our museums. 20% off silk scarves, fancy jewelry, expensive modern furniture, and MUJI paperclips is a nice side benefit too. Note: you must be a member to get the discount.

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Double Discount Days
Tuesday, Nov. 11 - Monday, Nov. 24
Receive a 20% discount on sculpture reproductions, decorative arts, jewelry, scarves, ties, accessories, books, stationery, prints, and more.
Go to the Met store location, the one at Rockefeller Center, or find the nearest location near you. Or, shop online.

Museum of Modern Art
Member Shopping Days
Thursday, Oct. 23 - Sunday Oct. 26
The MOMA Stores invite members to save 20% on retail prices of merchandise in store locations, online, and on phone orders, including furniture and sale items.
Go to the stores right by MOMA, the Design Store in SoHo, shop online, or via phone 1-800-447-6662.

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Sanyo mens outerwear sample sale

This crazy weather has seemed to jump from no coat to wool coat, but I suppose it's always a good idea just to have a rain coat. Add Sanyo to the list of companies that I had no idea made clothes. These things always catch me off guard. You had no idea how shocked I was when I found cashmere tops at a Longchamp sale!

What: Sanyo Mens Outerwear Sample Sale
When: Thursday, Oct. 23 - Friday, Oct. 24; Thur 8:30AM-6PM, Fri 9AM-5PM
Where: Sanyo Fashion House, Suite 904 @ 525 Seventh Ave (@ 38th St); 212-869-2990
How: Google Transit to Times Square or Penn Station

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Friday, October 17, 2008

Rebecca Minkoff customer appreciation sale

Psst... if Rebecca Minkoff is your bag, check out this little list here that's currently 30% off with code "habit". Unfortunately this ends tonight.

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Dolce & Gabbana, D&G sample sale

Not sure what the details are (whether this is going to be fantastic or another YSL fiasco), but since it is taking up 2 floors, I assume this will be sizable. Look for bags, shoes, cocktail dresses, and menswear up to 70% off.

What: Dolce & Gabbana and D&G sample sale
When: Monday, Oct. 27 - Friday, Oct. 31; Mon 1-6PM, Tues/Wed 9AM–6PM, Thur 9AM–8PM, Fri 9AM–5PM
Where: 4th and 5th floors, Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 W. 18th St., (by 6th Ave), 877-703-4872
Google Transit

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Skagen sample sale

I was not aware Skagen made anything other than watches, but apparently they make quality leather bags and sunglasses. I need to bone up on my Scandinavian shopping knowledge.

What: Skagen sample sale
When: Thursday, Oct. 23; 8:30AM-7PM
Where: Skagen Design, 5th floor @ 339 5th Ave. (btw 33/34 Sts)
How: Google Transit
A portion of the sale proceeds will benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation

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Anthropologie sale

Sometime in the past 5 years, Anthropologie has really exploded as the go-to store for the trendy artsy bohemian types (read: almost everyone). Around the same time, prices started going up up up. So I'm letting you know that their current sale looks very good. Tops priced between $20-40 (as opposed to $70-120). Count me in!

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Thursday, October 16, 2008

American Eagle Outfitters buy-one-get-one 50% off

As much as I hate to bump down Marchesa, I suppose I do need to post American Eagle Outfitter's buy-one-get-one 50% off. Expiration unknown.

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Marchesa, notte by Marchesa sample sale

Ooooh, how I dream of having an occasion to wear a Marchesa gown. (It's a little too much for weddings, don't you think?) I just LOVE her styles. So feminine. So lux. So in my price range (now).

Hear hear:
Sample & stock sale. Gowns, cocktail dresses and evening separates in sizes 0 to 12. All natural fabrics - silk chiffon, silk satins and taffeta. Prices now 50 to 80 percent off.

MARCHESA Couture: Gowns, cocktail dresses, evening separates - retail from $3,000 to $7,000.
notte by MARCHESA: Gowns and cocktail dresses - retail $650 to $1,800.

What: Marchesa & notte by MARCHESA Sample Sale
When: Private VIP Sale Tuesday, Oct. 21 11AM-7PM; Public sale: Wednesday, Oct. 22 - Thursday, Oct. 23; Wed 8AM-7PM, Thur 8AM-6PM
Where: Essex Suite, 2nd Fl. @ The Warwick Hotel, 65 West 54 Street @ 6th Ave.; 212-247-2700
Cash and CC only. All sales final. No exchanges or refunds.

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Mulberry friends & family

Here we go 'round the mulberry bush, the mulberry bush, the mulberry bush... and it's all 30% off...

Started already, ends Monday, Oct. 20th. In-stores only.

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Bblessing sample sale

Finally one for the guys! Bblessing boutique is having a sample sale, up to 80% off trendy brands like Preen, Raf Simons, Rag & Bone, and Surface to Air.

What: Bblessing Sample Sale
When: Friday, Oct. 17th - Saturday, Oct. 18th; 12PM-7PM
Where: Suite 6D @ 5 Crosby St. by Grand St.; 212-378-8005
How: Google Transit

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Wednesday, October 15, 2008

eLuxury final clearance, up to 70% off

eLuxury is having a final clearance on their sale merchandise to clear it out.

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Per NYMag:

Get 25 percent off the new stock at Urban Outfitters' online shop. Just type "luckybreaks8" at checkout.

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